NBA Mock Draft 2009: Who's Rising and Who's Falling?

Derek PivkoCorrespondent IMay 1, 2009

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 27:  Blake Griffin #23 of the Oklahoma Sooners dunks the ball as he hits his head on the side on the backboard in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regionals at the FedExForum on March 27, 2009 in Memphis, Tennessee. The Sooners defeated the Orange 84-71.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

1) Sacramento Kings—Blake Griffin, PF, Oklahoma

2) Washington Wizards—Ricky Rubio, PG, Spain

3) L.A. Clippers—Jordan Hill, PF, Arizona

4) Oklahoma City Thunder—Hasheem Thabeet, C, Connecticut

5) Minnesota Timberwolves—Brandon Jennings, PG, Italy

6) Memphis Grizzles—Earl Clark, SF/PF, Louisville

7) Golden State Warriors—James Harden, SG, Arizona State

8) New York Knicks—Stephen Curry, PG, Davidson

9) Toronto Raptors—Demar DeRozan, SG/SF, USC

10) Milwaukee Bucks—Tyreke Evans PG/SG, Memphis

11) New Jersey Nets—Gerald Henderson, SG, Duke

12) Charlotte Bobcats—DeJuan Blair, PF/C, Pittsburgh

13) Indiana Pacers—Ty Lawson, PG, North Carolina

14) Phoenix Suns—Jonny Flynn, PG, Syracuse

15) Detroit Pistons—Jrue Holiday, PG, UCLA

16) Chicago Bulls—James Johnson, PF, Wake Forest

17) Philadelphia 76ers—Terrence Williams, SG/SF, Louisville

18) Minnesota Timberwolves (from Miami)—Chase Budinger, SG/SF, Arizona

19) Atlanta Hawks—Eric Maynor, PG, VA Commonwealth

20) Utah Jazz—Patrick Patterson, PF, Kentucky

21) New Orleans Hornets—B.J Mullens, C, Ohio State

22) Dallas Mavericks—Jeff Teague, PG/SG, Wake Forest

23) Sacramento Kings (from San Antonio)—Darren Collison, PG, UCLA

24) Portland Trailblazers—Sam Young, SF/PF, Pittsburgh

25) Oklahoma City Thunder—Wayne Ellington, SG, North Carolina

26) Chicago Bulls (from Denver)—Tyler Hansbrough, PF, North Carolina

27) Memphis Grizzles (from Orlando)— Austin Daye, SF/PF, Gonzaga

28) Minnesota Timberwolves (from Boston)—DaJuan Summers, SF/PF, Georgetown

29) L.A. Lakers—Marcus Thornton, PG, LSU

30) Cleveland Cavaliers—Danny Green, SG/SF, North Carolina


Second Round

1) Sacramento Kings—Patrick Mills, PG, St. Mary’s  

2) Portland Trailblazers (from Clippers)—Gani Lawal, PF/C, Mississippi State

3) Washington Wizards—Derrick Brown, PF, Xavier

4) Denver Nuggets (from Oklahoma City)—Nick Calathes, PG/SG, Florida

5)  Memphis Grizzles—Victor Flaver, PF, International

6) Detroit Pistons (from Minnesota)—Tyler Smith, SF/PF, Tennessee

7) San Antonio Spurs (from Golden State)—Omri Casspi, SF, Israel

8) Portland Trailblazers (from New York)—Lee Cummard, SG, BYU

9) Detroit Pistons (from Toronto)—Michael Washington, PF, Arkansas

10) Charlotte Bobcats (from New Jersey)—Toney Douglas, PG/SG, Florida State

11) Milwaukee Bucks—Milan Macvan, PF/C, International

12) L.A. Lakers (from Charlotte)—Jerel McNeal, SG, Marquette

13) Miami Heat (from Indiana)—Jermaine Taylor, SG, Central Florida

14) Detroit Pistons—Jodie Meeks, SG, Kentucky

15) Minnesota Timberwolves (from Philadelphia)—Josh Heytvelt, PF, Gonzaga

16) Cleveland Cavaliers (from Chicago)—Jeff Pendergraph, PF, Arizona State

17) Minnesota Timberwolves (from Miami)—Jonas Jerebko, SF, Sweden

18) Phoenix Suns—A.J. Price, PG, Connecticut

19) Atlanta Hawks—Sergio Llull, PG/SG, International

20) Utah Jazz—Curtis Jerrells, PG, Baylor

21) San Antonio Spurs (from New Orleans)—Dar Tucker, SF, DePaul

22) Indiana Pacers (from Dallas)—Greivis Vasquez, SG, Maryland

23) San Antonio Spurs (from Rockets)—Paul Harris, SG, Syracuse

24) Charlotte Bobcats (from San Antonio)—Vladimir Dasic, SF/PF, International

25) Portland Trailblazers (from Denver)—Dante Cunningham, PF, Villanova

26) Portland Trailblazers—Emir Preldzic, SF, International

27) Phoenix Suns (from Orlando) - DeMarre Carroll PF, Missouri

28) Boston Celtics-Taj Gibson PF, USC

29) L.A. Lakers- K.C. Rivers SG, Clemson

30) Miami Heat (from Cleveland)- Jon Brockman PF, Washington

* Next NBA Mock Draft Update: June 1st*


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